Euro 2020 news LIVE: Ben White replaces Trent Alexander-Arnold in England squad

Gareth Southgate is set to confirm which player will replace Trent Alexander-Arnold in the England squad for Euro 2020 today, six days before the Three Lions kick off their campaign against Croatia.

Alexander-Arnold was forced to withdraw from the England squad on Thursday after sustaining an injury in the 1-0 friendly victory over Austria on Wednesday, but Southgate said he would refrain from selecting a replacement to complete his 26-man group until Sunday’s warm-up game against Romania had been and gone. That fixture in Middlesbrough saw England emerge 1-0 winners again, courtesy of a Marcus Rashford penalty, and now Southgate must decide which player will take Alexander-Arnold’s place.

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Does the Three Lions coach bring in a defender cut from the 33-man provisional squad in place of the Liverpool right-back? That would mean including Everton’s Ben Godfrey or Brighton’s Ben White. Or will Southgate look to add another midfield option, with Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse the favourite in that case, though Jesse Lingard’s fine form on loan at West Ham from Manchester United gives him a chance, too. Could there even be a recall for Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins? We’re set to find out. Follow all the build-up to Euro 2020.

Euro 2020 news: Ben White replaces Trent Alexander-Arnold in England squad

Euro 2020 news: Was White the right choice?

Was White the right man to come in for Alexander-Arnold?

There were no like-for-like replacements for the right-back from the group cut from Southgate’s provisional 33-man squad.

Godfrey and White were the only two defenders – both centre-backs – from the group of players cut last week.

Given Harry Maguire may not be fit to play in the group stage or even in the knockouts, if England make it that far, perhaps another centre-back was the right call, despite some clamour for Ward-Prowse in midfield.

Ben White called up to England’s final Euro 2020 squad

White joins final 26-man squad ahead of James Ward-Prowse and Jesse Lingard

Euro 2020 news: BREAKING – Ben White replaces Alexander-Arnold in England squad

Breaking news: Brighton centre-back Ben White has been confirmed as the replacement for Alexander-Arnold.

Ben White called up to England’s final Euro 2020 squad

White joins final 26-man squad ahead of James Ward-Prowse and Jesse Lingard

Euro 2020 news: England’s predicted XI vs Croatia

Here’s how England could line up against Croatia on Sunday…

Predicting England’s starting line-up against Croatia

Gareth Southgate has big decisions to make with England beginning Euro 2020 against Croatia in just six days’ time

Euro 2020 news: England 1-0 Romania

Here’s Mark Critchley’s report on England’s 1-0 win over Romania last night in the Three Lions’ final warm-up game ahead of their tournament-opener against Croatia at the Euros this Sunday.

Marcus Rashford’s penalty sinks Romania in final warm-up before Euros

England 1-0 Romania: Another narrow victory at the Riverside Stadium left Gareth Southgate with positives to take away as well as some problems to solve

Euro 2020 news: Who could replace Alexander-Arnold?

Here is an in-depth look at which player might be selected to replace the injured Alexander-Arnold in Southgate’s 26-man Euros squad:

Who will replace Trent Alexander-Arnold in England’s Euro 2020 squad?

The Liverpool right-back is out of the tournament which starts next week. Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse and West Ham’s Jesse Lingard are the frontrunners to replace him

Euro 2020 news: Alexander-Arnold replacement

With England’s final warm-up game ahead of the Euros out of the way – a 1-0 win over Romania last night – Gareth Southgate is set to confirm a replacement for the injured Trent Alexander-Arnold in the Three Lions squad.

James Ward-Prowse? Jesse Lingard? Ben White? Ben Godfrey? Or even Ollie Watkins?

Who will it be? We should soon find out.

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